A control panel is a flat, often vertical, area where control or monitoring instruments are displayed or it is an enclosed unit that is the part of a system that users can access, such as the control panel of a security system.
Flat area where control or monitoring instruments are displayed
An electrical device consisting of an insulated panel containing switches and dials and meters for controlling other electrical devices.
A device (e.g., switchboard) containing electrical switches and other controls and designed to control lights, sound, telephone connections, etc.
The part of a system that the user can access, as the control panel of a security system, also called control unit.
A flat, (usually) vertical surface onto which controls, instruments, and displays are mounted.